• The objective of the scheme is to control and regulate groundwater development through the implementation of Kerala Groundwater (control & regulation) Act-2002 to prevent adverse environmental impacts of ground water over exploitation and to ensure equitable distribution of resources to all sections of the society.
  • Conducting mass awareness programmes on groundwater conservation; management and water quality issues to aware public, school children, officials of other department and representatives of Local Self Government,
  • Issuance of permits, granting NOCs to drinking water bottling plants and other industries which use groundwater as raw material are also included.
  • Addressing complaints of over-exploitation of groundwater, addressing different disputes of groundwater
  • Registration of drilling rigs and firms/agencies engaged in construction of Groundwater abstraction structures are also included under this scheme.

Activities

Physical Achievement for the          FY 2019-20

        Physical Achievement as on                                  January 2021

Issue of Registration certificate  (Non- notified area)

58
Permits issued 618 437
Conversion permit 190 108
No. of Mass Awareness Programmes conducted 21 AS issued for conducting 70 no.s of mass awareness programmes to the newly elected members of LSGD
Rig Registration(Renewal) 34